The Mothers of Desperation discuss their web projects, puppets, vampires, comic book conventions, movies, and other Pop Culture happenings.

CJ and Sarah talk about their favorite Christmas movies, traditions, and drinks. Also, Die Hard.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:09pm PST

CJ and Sarah prepare to celebrate Halloween 2020.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:32pm PST

CJ and Craig spoil the year's best finales while they test out their live stream setup on YouTube. If you loved the finales to some of these great titles you won't want to listen to this episode. 

You have been warned.


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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:18pm PST

Attending Los Angeles Comic Con and character inspired clothing, crossplaying suggestions for Jack, Los Angeles Comic Con, hours and after parties, line management and attending panels, our most popular podcast subjects, nerdbait controversies and subjects, nerdbaiting, supporting cosplayers and content creators, Twitch and Twitch Prime care of Amazon, the mad orange man himself is one of our most popular subjects, not winning the presidency two consecutive terms in a row, Trump and Kanye versus the 13th ammendment, nicknaming the name-caller-in-chief, discussing Gitmo, Stan Lee's longevity, vip upgrades, Craig "Big Poppa" Chenoweth and his new streaming channel Into the Derbyverse,, interesting things this week, puppert news, The Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell. Please like, subscribe, and comment below!

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:38pm PST

Spoiling Marvel's Avengers Infinity War. Nerdgasms galore! X-Men's status in the MCU is discussed. How can the Marvel Cinematic Universe be put back together again? After the credit spoilers. The biggest opening weekend of all time. Bemoaning the lack of cosplayers at the local movie opening. Thanos the Eco-Terrorist. More mumbo jumbo. Subscribe to us today. Leave comments and ratings using your favorite podcast app.

Direct download: DMS_093_-_Infinity_Spoilers.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:32pm PST

Is Stan Lee being abused by his handlers? Who is profiting off the living legend? Did someone steal Stan Lee's blood and use it to sign comic books? The Talent's Twitch channel is Ketchin_Games subscribe now! Jack berates CJ for doing RPGs wrong. No spoilers for Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War!

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 6:12pm PST

CJ and Jack talk about the final cut of That Blender Guy porg video, key characteristics, editing down the footage to a final short video, CJ's car will turn 21 and be allowed to drink legally, convention loop reels, attention grabbers, Tomb Raider, future episode ideas, DC movie openings and disappointing dark and gray climactic battles, Superman's air sac, fist fights at terminal velocity, Black Panther movie, Wakandan Americans, magic mumbo jumbo defying the laws of physics, porg part deux, pop up video ideas and porg revisions.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 9:48pm PST

The Mothers miss Emerald City Comic Con, and upcoming plans to attend the event. Cj Discusses the errors, foibles and faux pas of shooting That Blender Guy with a Star Wars porg. Purchasing safety gear purchased from Harbor Freight. The potential of using vertical video on youtube. They also consider publishing the outtakes and a blooper reel. The cost of advertising on the internet and the merits of attending comic conventions. Live streaming upcoming pods on YouTube. Wondercon tickets selling out. Attending San Diego International Comic-Con for the atmosphere. Subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and YouTube. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. #theDesperateMothers @thedesperatemothers @cjwatson

Direct download: DMS-090-Foibles_Faux_Pas_and_Porgs.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:01pm PST

Flat Track Roller Derby and the resurgence of the full contact sport with Craig Chenowith, WFTDA, upcoming season of the local roller derby league, photographers Chuck Gay, Mike Weiss, Tristan King, roller derby photography, community involvement, the roller derby season starts this week, #NoBeerForCJ, comment below, porg ideas, cease and desist letters, why CJ is not allowed to have a PayPal account, Disney annual pass prices increase, SDCC prices, outlaw con-goer, Long Beach Comic Expo, alternate comic conventions, anime expo, Gallifrey One convention, Strategic Con, Stan Lee's LA Comic Con, personalities signing autographs, The Stan Lee Experience, CJ's Truly Authentic and Trustworthy Comic Grading Company, the 30 second pause, Dashiki denied, cultural appropriation, movies that have fallen out of favor, montages are a must for modern movies, this week's homework assignment is to watch the new Marvel Black Panther movie. Click like, subscribe, leave a comment, and hop on!


YouTube channel. Unfounded dislike of Star Wars porgs. Porg traumatic stress syndrome. Planned video shoots that may not make it to our channel. Planned future podcast guests. Crickets. Yngwie Malmsteen show in Beverly Hills. Peepshow Menagerie and the Fais Do Do Club. Cherry Potter and the Wizards of Burlesque. Magic Castle. Bree Larson in the new Captain Marvel movie takes the Marvel Cinematic Universe into unchartered territory. Leave a comment and don't forget to subscribe!

Direct download: DMS-088-That_Blender_Guy.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:53pm PST

CJ, Matt, and Sammie spoil Star Wars The Last Jedi. You have been warned. Part two of our Christmas podcast continues with out casual fan review of Star Wars The Last Jedi. What we like, what we didn't like, and what we think is going to happen next. Fan theories may be included in this episode.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:12pm PST

It's Christmas time in the Womb and the Mothers talk about porgs, Star Wars, Space X, and the most inappropriate Kylo Ren toy they found. This episode stays away from The Last Jedi spoilers.

Direct download: DMS-086-Christmas_Porgs.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:49pm PST

CJ and Jack talk about upcoming convention plans, meeting Stan Lee and Nichelle Nichols, Star Was The Last Jedi, penguins, porg, and evil beachballs, Star Was licensing and merchandise, the Endor compromise, gerrymandering, citizen journalists, bad presidents, and upcoming streams.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:20pm PST

Go to our website to find our shirts on Amazon, search for Desperate Mothers, merch for sale, best podcast in the world, Marvel's Defenders, Twinkies limited edition flavors, the price of shopping at Walmart, Pumpkin Spice Twinkie review, the podcast would be more popular if we taled about Jacques Cousteau, Inhumans on Imax, Mighty Marvel Marketing Machine, creating a buzz, why The Inhumans doesn't work, where in the world is Wakanda? Wonder Twins should be in hr DCU, recasting original chcters to change their color, nerd caste system, te Cult of Who, leave a review on iTunes, Star Trek discussion regarding Voyager, Luke Cage on Netflix reviewed, Iron Fist featured thematic whining, Jessica Jones is not bullet proof, fracking Kun Lun, the Denders series is rated, Star Wars penguins, killer robots, ai and our imminenet demise, hatchimals, getting Stan Lee's autograph.

Direct download: DMS-084_-_Fracking_Kun-Lun.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:46pm PST

Closing out the summer, CJ and Jack speculate about upcoming series and comic based movies. Also, some meandering conversation. Very little about President Trump, even less about Game of Thrones. Mostly about Wonder Woman. You were warned. 

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:21pm PST

Sorry, we just saw Wonder Woman! A long discourse about comic based movies and shows that are in production (and some that should be)! Digitally unaged actors, the Digital Fountain of Youth, perpetual actors, actors chemistry, DC Comics only studio making female movies, Wonder Woman can't go home again, we shall call her... GG! Wonder Woman's workout regimen, Super Friends should be a movie, Captain Marvel and the Kree race in the MCU, Old Man Logan movie was just an attempt to bow out of the X-Men, the Defenders may likely sit around and drink coffee ala The Tick, suggesting upcoming movies featuring strong female leads, problems with Power Man, Hulk and Thor battle over a movie title, Hela is a strong female villain, a bat turns into a vulture, CJ and Jack attempt to read through the Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual so buy the book and follow along - next UCB book update will be included in description.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:30pm PST

An orgy of comic book talk, Armchair Wire-Fu, Jack and CJ argue about the integrity of comic book continuity and the DCU & MCU movies, Entertainment business, CJ attending The Groundlings School, joining the president's exclusive access club, crowdfunding adult movies, dry humping in burkas, Guardians of the Galaxy, Inhumans and Thunderbolts, Bucky in the Captain America comic books versus the Winter Soldier in the Cap MCU, Spidey as Tony's pawn, vibranium and the laws of physics, vibranium catching, the Hollywood writers' bullshit mine on Uranus, DCU giving up advertising space to GoG, clam jamming Wonder Woman, Ghost In the Shell discussion - how the live action movie venerated and let down the original anime, the success of Batman V Superman, a billion dollar success, Scarlett Johansson sets the bar and can Gal Gadot meet it?

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:52pm PST

Adam, CJ, and Jack discuss Marvel movies, dangerous drone games, streaming services and transparency in subscriber counts as well as casting the Gwen Stacy Trilogy. 

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 5:42pm PST

Return from the winter, Ramses won, Twitter space, Ghost in the Shell, Scarlett Johanson, Angelina Jolie, hacking, Mr Robot, backdoors, microwave spies, cylons, social security clones, don't make yourself an easy target, home automation, futuristic bad guys, space battle in the future, hyperspace navigation and manual targeting, autopilots and dogfighting, the force versus laser blasts, broken confidences, teddy bears ain't got no force, Endor induced PTSD, what's funny now?, CJ goes to the Groundlings school, blender stuff, drunk cooking with no jokes, remedial comedy classes, cookies ain't no joke, fame and wealth and how to get it, puppets as actors versus performers, gilfs, motherlight, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Spider-Man is Tony Stark's flunky, Spidey's pre-Civil War persona, Iron Man's playboy style, Elon Musk Hugh Hefner and Paris Hilton, Buckaroo Bonzai, Spider-man's webbing shooting out of other body parts. Secret explanations.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:12pm PST

Pods of holidays passed, the pod that makes you ring that bell, there's no white-washing Luke Cage, welcome to the Phantom Menace, Neegan visits your nuts, inner demons provide motivation, good heavy, Naboo callbacks, the return of Jar Jar looms in our future, Leia is the heart of the force, Emperor Trumpatine disbands the senate, fantastic creatures and Harry Potter, the ghost of a person, powers of disbelief, how disbelief would work in the real world, cheaters go to hell, four years of beating a dead horse, POTUS the T stands for Twitter, television journalists citing social media in general, no friends on freindster, always talking about Scarlette Johanson, Tweety Trump, the Frankenstein syndrome, Hulk rage is unending power, Banner in control, Thor 3 won't suck if it not focused on Thor, Matt argues for a Black Wido movie, La Femme Natasha, the Hawkeye movie was a ripoff, Guardians needed to be a comedy, skin grabs and manipulation, yoga pants controversy, movie fair pay and the plot of the Black Widow movie that should be.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:41pm PST

Sammie joins CJ in podcasting, Star Wars awakens something, crickette roulette, grumpy cats votes libertarian? grumpy cat people getting plastic surgery, CJ might be lying, bug eyed evolution, going grumpy, missing Comikaze, Stan Lee might live forever, hot girls from Spider-Man, The Trumpocalypse, The Apprentice winners get their appointments, what went wrong for Hillary, Don't Trump this up!, Kanye West is a member of the Bey Hive, picture frames, buried by flab, American versus British pints, how many effs does grumpy cat give?, NFG,  challenges in making videos, camera angle use in green screen technology, Hobitses can trick the camera, Shiva the tiger puppet from The Walking Dead, That Blender Guy, Arby's Meat Mountain Shake, Meatshake Monday, Trader Joe's Pumpkin Tortilla Chips review, Pumpkin Pie kettle cooked potato chips by Boulder Mountain, looking forward to the next four years with Donald Trump. 

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 2:13pm PST

The Mothers celebrate 2 years of podcasts with Oreos and sushi! Lay's new flavors are sampled and a winner is proclaimed from the new batch of fried potatoes. A trivia game is played and cookie punishments are doled out in honor of our anniversary episode. What do you get when you combine tasty Oreo cookies and Walmart sushi? Listen, subscribe, comment, and review! We still have Desperado patches, comment for your chance to randomly get one!

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:30pm PST

Exploding with Content! Banned from Comic Con!
Adam, Matt, and CJ discuss the summer blockbuster films they've seen so far, and ones they haven't! What is funny, interesting, or offensive about Star Trek Beyond, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, X-Men Apocalypse, Ghostbusters, and space whales? IMDB knows! But not Rotten Tomaters! Would Captain Kirk play Pokemon Go on the bridge of the Enterprise? Like and subscribe. Stick around for the secret review!


Ada, CJ, Jack, and Matt consume Ghostbusters themed foods while talking about the movie. Can they make it trough the episode without spoilers? Probably not, but you have to listen to find out what happens. Don't forget to comment for your chance to win a free Desperado supporter iron on patch. Subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Youtube and everywhere else fine podcasts are given away! 

Direct download: DMS-072-Ghostbusters.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 6:21pm PST

Adam, CJ, Jack, and Matt, discuss the season finale of Game of Thrones, Poptarts in deliciously disgusting flavors, watermelon, maple bacon, King's Landin explained, witnessing the chewification, master of the meat shake, octopus creampuff, watermelon and maple bacon Poptarts combine for a taste sensation, brown sugar watermelon, the final verdict, runny eggs or not, discussing upcoming YouTube broadcast, please review us in iTunes, we aren't proud, who will kill Cersei, penises are stupid, Ricon story disappointments, power vacuum, the Mothers discuss possible upcoming GoT scenarios, stone men, deadite insight, does Westeros have the same geological and weather patterns as Earth? next season predictions, Dr. Mountainstein, prepaid lists of the Many Faced God, King and King ruling couples, Ramsey Bolton deserved a harder death, first death of next season predictions, the Clegane brothers death match, patch giveaway to a random subscriber on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, the website, or YouTube. Subscribe, like, share, and tell our friends. 

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 6:30pm PST

Adam, CJ, Jack, and Matt try Hostess Banana Split Twinkies, anatomically correct wax museum figures, X-Men Age of Apocalypse, the D-Box experience, The Flash versus Quicksilver, Katnis gave a speech before attacking Apocalypse, the nerdbait did not deliver, too much special effects blur together, grey goo, the climactic battle was copied from the Fantastic Four, like a bad boss fight, World of Warcraft, fan service, crafting saves the day, a movie made for game players, character ensemble movies are hard to pull off, Guy Gardner can save the DC cinematic universe if they made his movie, Netflix shows, Voltron, Game of Thrones spoilers, upcoming death predictions, the debate over Cersei's fate results in a meatshake wager, meatshake bet, comment and review the podcast to be entered into our random patch giveaway.

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:44pm PST

Hail Hydra! the Mothers discuss Captain America turning evil, everyone is Deadpool, hyping comic books, transgendering Cap, heavy into slash, Batman themed phone, Batman sales, Gwenpool is real, Gwenpool should have her own phone, Katmys and the X-Men versus President Snow, too many characters in ensemble movies, you can't show an origin of every character and present a conflict in the limited time frame of a movie, Dothraki riding sea horses, Namor versus Aquaman, the upcoming release schedule of DC Comics movies, unwritten rules of casting, Guy Gardner would be the Deadpool of the DC Cinematic Universe, The Caped Crusader and The Man of Steel: Last Sun, D-Box theaters, Universal Studios rides spits in your face, dressing left or right for the Riddler, X-Men Apocalypse, Chili Nut M&Ms reviews, hot coffee, chicken sphincters, BK marketing genius, Game of Thrones predictions,  White Walkers are Fankenstein's monster come back to destroy the masters, Frankenstonian items, the revenge of Wodor, Bran damage and punishment, getting whited, Moodor, two r's added to fantasy author names, Dothaki Harry and Hagrid the Mountain, new patches for Desperados, three chins and moobs gets all the attention. Available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.

Direct download: DMS-069.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:05pm PST

The Mothers' extended discussion about the newest Marvel movie contains spoilers, bad jokes, poorly thought out comparisons and totally contrived theories, be warned: spoiler alert, Captain America Civil War, long lines and poor seats, Jack prognosticates the editing of the podcast, overall impressions, Iron Man steals the show, how the movie differed from the comic series, superhero registration act, wish babies, Tony Stark's origin, likes and dislikes, segway killer, surprise hookup, the demise of a main character, the London premiere photo, the end of the movie spoiled the plot, Black Panther Ex Machina, missing bread crumbs, retconning history, Twinkies are our enemies from space, wondering why Pete looks up to Tony, Black Widow gonna do what Black Widow gonna do, giant ants and flying men, great special effects, possible future stories, when mom and dad break up it's the Avengers who lose. Subscribe to the podcast today! Available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play Music. Follow Desperate Mothers on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

Direct download: DMS-068.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:59pm PST

CJ, Jack, and Matt discuss Free Comic Book Day 2016 in case you missed it, the Comic-Book-Store-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named, CJ hates everything, Kanye is more petite than Kim, Taylor Swift's girl squad has ears everywhere, pop star mythology, Moby Script, The Bunny Rabbit Tragedies teaser production and project management, the Mothers hypothesize that George RR Martin will refuse to publish another book as long as he lives, popular authors don't want to be George Lucas'ed, no old fat people, #MoneyandPussy, hashtag-mania, Melisandre's magic necklace, Trumpian - the verb, Game of Thrones spoilers, popstars and useless heroes, boink 'em all! Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook!

Direct download: DMS-067.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 7:09pm PST

Our listeners may not be human, Putin on the Ritz, orange is the new Trump, naked leg wrestling, The Trumputians, which version of America was the greatest, all politics is comedy, boring conversation, timely comedy is hard and has a short lifespan, Game of Thrones spoilers, make old age special effects makeup, GILFs, It's a Boring Boring Boring Boring Boring Boring World, teenage celebutante wisdom, My Two Moms, Honey Boo Boo versus the Kardashian's popularity, gender flipping gimmickry, more interesting ways to remake Ghostbusters and Reservoir Dogs, exploring a Kardashian remake of an 80s blockbuster: the Kardashian Bunch, Kardashian's Isle, Cinco de Mayo, Civil War, three scarlets, Rey the Jedi Star Wars series, top five superheroes in order of importance to pop culture and the hierarchy of the super hero pantheon across the comic publishers, super hero comics versus serious comics, Donald Trump puppet ideas, and Chinese owned television. Follow the Desperate Mothers on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and YouTube. Click like and subscribe today!

Direct download: DMS-066.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:08am PST

The BBC doesn't care if you die before the next season of Doctor Who premieres, fracking the Earth, government television, recording over seasons, losing generations, The Munsters compared to Dark Shadows, a new companion for the Doctor, Jack explains the Whovian's partners in time and paradoxes, octopi, fifty years of the Doctor, profit driven television, the FCC channel presents non-offensive programming all day every day, Captain America Fatal Attraction, super smooth spidey costume, video game graphics in a movie, good 3d, crazy eighties, Imax versus 3d, George r r Martin looking forward to the premiere of GoT, Why George Martin won't write another book, posthumous releases, the legend plan, The Purple One passes, the loss of Prince, Purple Rainy day, patches and swag supporting the show, follow us on the website, tumblr, twitter, and youtube to learn more!

Direct download: DMS-065.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 7:54pm PST

Star Wars The Force Awakens further thoughts, jedi non sense, Rogue One trailer, gender swapping movie roles, International TableTop Day, the nerd demographic, George R R Martin going out on top, not like Kobe Bryant, Game of Thrones dynamic, The House of Trump, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal amusement park attraction, Star Wars first viewing, hopelessly nerdy, and please don't hate Jack, Felicia Day!

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Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:35pm PST

Saint Paddy's Day, Jameson Irish Whiskey Caskmates, craft brew enthusiasts, google cars will save us all, all terrain quadruped robot cars, middle class American pride in automobile ownership, the flat tax lie, a poor man's burden, warning: extreme socialist thinking, Trump refusing debates, Bernie's chops, the politics of Batman V. Superman, The Last Old Man of Krypton, Marvel's Captain America Civil War movie, the new X-Men Apocalypse movie, X-men is a time/mindbender, sports references made, grand slam versus hat trick, Cristiano Rinaldo gets high tech shoes like Back to the Future, stills from movie shoots don't look like the trailers, codpieces, Peepshow Menagerie's Moon Tease, older Sailor Moon fans, Jack's loud whooping surprises his neighbors, Popeye burlesque show ideas, current puppet show plans, ditching WonderCon, dissed by San Diego Comic Con again, onion plans to break walls and wrap up.

Direct download: DMS-063.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:40pm PST

Sex flesh, modern sex toys, arousing plastic, Netscape Navigator, edging with internet
explorer, Deadpool movie opening sold out weekend, gut to gut contact, sexy fat blob, the merc with the mouth is a funny, sexy killer, a firefly in the x-men movie, Supergirl and Deadpool's girlfriend take off their clothes in Homeland, Batman v Superman, comic con tickets impossible to get, upcoming Captain America movie, Civil War, Fox's new Fantastic Four movie, recasting the Wonder Woman role, cleaning up and unpacking the studio, The Womb is where bad ideas are born, new puppet channel, trivia games, and a shout out to Peepshow Menagerie and the upcoming Sailor Moon themed show 'Moon Tease.'

Direct download: DMS-062.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:15pm PST

Post Op VSG, contagious plumbing maladies, repainting, house color featured in videos, the upcoming world record rematch, Pizza Hut deals and drinking old school beers, hipster beer, expensive six packs, artificially increasing the price of gasoline and beer, craft brews versus colored water, pooping happiness, support local breweries, the upcoming elections, things that started as a dare, gun control studies are verboten, the NMA to counter the NRA, Walking Dead versus Into the Badlands, submissive, bottoms, and a dominatrix, the super fighter and ultimate badass, one man versus armies, boss level fights, wire fu, peter pan fights, the matrix innovations, the wrong title is recalled for a Shaw Brothers classic, bracelet time, Game of Resurrections, national Deadpool month, marvel mature subject matter, Wolverine gets the girl, Wolverine's seventh bone, Micronauts new comic book, new Batman versus Superman movie what-ifs, the man from U.N.C.L.E., interest in cold war movies, Trump versus Putin on horseback, like and subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on twitter.

Direct download: DMS-061.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:14pm PST

Studio talk, hanging puppets, reconstruction, still work being done, the puppet workshop, romantic tragedies, life and death struggles, spoilers, trivia games, listener engagement, spin the wheel of meat, camera use, high resolution, buying politicians, meat shakes equal subscribers, film location troubles, The Hateful Eight, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Spoiler alerts, tricks designed to deceive the audience, shades of gray, difficult circumstances, doomed names, watching the badlands, low budget Asian cinema fans, Stockholm syndrome will make a fan out of CJ, like and subscribe to our YouTube channel, Jack's performance on the timer wraps it up.

Direct download: DMS-060.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:53pm PST

CJ and Jack talk about Star Wars scabs, setbacks, the video channel, the future of waterworld, endangered cruises, geographically challenged, America is the center of the universe, disinterested downloaders, upcoming sketches, building trees and sets, the truth about yourself, the power and promise of perseverance, life coach, locations and making due with our resources, golden corn, fruitcake revenge, the virtues of the blender, disgusting games and volume challenges, the wheel of meat, the ingredients of ipecac, evil digital content and addons, porn dongles, Cherry Potter burlesque show, Peepshow Menagerie, Watson the supercomputer is monitoring the show, check us out on YouTube!

Direct download: DMS-059.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:53pm PST

Star Wars The Force Awakens spoilers continue, making up words to the star wars theme song, the original fate of Poe Dameron, Poo-pooing the new installment, A New Hope is awakened, the Ewoks were the first heartbreak, picking up where Revenge of the Sith left off, CJ's box office predictions, last minute redemptions and death bed confessions, Luke's traumatized delusions, the fate of Mace Windu, trailer bait-and-switch, gratuitous boobies and topless tweelas, Jedi are the equivalent of U.N. peacekeepers, Anakin's future was too clouded for Yoda, ground your crazy, make believe stories need to be grounded, force senses, Jedi mind tricking James Bond, Roddenberry canon makes sense, Benedict's wimpy Khan, exiled to Elba, Ghostbusters outrage, a Saturday cast reboot, a funnier alternate female cast, Tammy and three also-rans, flipping the script on racial castings, Hail Cesar, our experiences at comic con, work on the show, thanking the first supporters, Taco Juice fans, meat mountain video, on the fence about exhibiting at WonderCon, Jack's production schedule, the best pitches involve world domination, bunny Easter egg revealed, screen test revelations, shout out to puppet resources, scheduling upcoming conventions and deadlines, how much time do we have left to meet Stan Lee?

Direct download: DMS-058.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 2:00pm PST

Spoiler alert! Do not download if you have not seen the movie. Repeat, do not download if you have not seen Star Wars The Force Awakens. On Christmas Eve CJ and Matt talk about internet friends, imaginary friends, fake friends, Star Wars' longest opening weekend in movie history, Thursday somewhere in the world, Disney greasing generates longer copyright ownership, worldwide box office predictions, Beach Ball is not a bad character, Benedict Khanberbatch, black stormtrooper outrage, Rey's lineage discussed, official rules regarding Jedi offspring, Anakin's exit exams never revealed, Star Wars canon is discussed, Muppet versus Star Destroyers results in an interesting outcome, A New Hope scenes parroted, J.J. Abrams threw the fans a bone, elements from the original trilogy, original run of Star Wars, the big spoiler, Emo Kylo crybaby, symbolism for fifth graders, Ben's lament, Alec Guinness DGAF, unforgivable plot holes, janitor dissing, Kylo Ren has no significant lightsaber skills, Sith training philosophies, screw last minute redemptions, Dart Vader is a babykiller, next crawl prediction, fanjob, who are the knights? reeducating Finn, Star Wars universe is a dark place, the emo kid's weaknesses, the First Order forces, rating the movies, next movie predictions, the Joker whereabouts, groups of nerds write better than lone nerds, Mace is still hanging from an antennae on Coruscant, the Dawn of Jedi, Obi Wan's coldness, comment on the blog, support the show and buy a shirt from our website.

Direct download: DMS-057.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:28pm PST

CJ, Adam, Beth, and Matt try to locate limited edition Oreos, half conversations, Garfield minus Garfield is the most depressing comic strip ever made, White Elephant gift ideas, cat distractions, Clarissa grows up, bionic spines, The Six Billion Dollar Woman, breasts are weapons, Ted versus aliens, bionic teddy bear conquers the world box office, post Comikaze, Matt the Talent versus Radio Silent Adam, opening ourselves up to public ridicule, bunnies saved the day, scrubbed from IMDB, Klaus Bunny pin giveaway, will Wondercon arrive before the pilot season is in the can? professional interest in The Bunny Rabbit Tragedies, being invited to purchase exhibition space, the awesome world of furries and Califur, bunnies don't live in houses, Jessica Rabbit has a bionic spine, Bugs Bunny needed furniture to connect with the audience, realistic version of Elmer Fudd hunting Bugs Bunny, garlic pistachios from Casa de Fruta, no nuts for Beth, Spectre and the many shades of Bond, what killed the camp in Bond movies? Spider-man origin revealed, the Death of Superman Lives, Nick Cage and Tim Burton make a dark and quirky team, favorite Tim Burton moments, put down the bunny, the mangler goes free, fugitives hiding in Las Vegas, Jimmy Strong Attachment, the real character played by Sean Connery, Darth jar Jar returns and kills the internet, George's long game with the Gungan, Jar Jar saves the day, Annakin an unwitting apprentice to a different surprise Sith Lord.

Direct download: DMS-054.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:50pm PST

Thank you for visiting us at Comikaze, does bucks and female bunnies, the great wizard Google, striking out on your own, trail blazing bunnies, spoiling the show, payoff for subscribers, patrons and patreon supported projects, incentives for supporters, test video proved that puppets are hard to shoot, building deep sets, lighting is the second most important element of film, the puppets are real three dimensional objects with a life of their own, bunny cleavage, contacting the mailing list, printing materials that did not make it to the show, a pipe broke in our foundation, the womb was safe from the water resulting from the broken pipe, the flood damage did not reach the womb, nitro glycerin for health, no banner for Comikaze, what kind of print shop is closed on the weekend, the local print shop tried to gouge us, emergency work on Sundays, trudging forward to the show, talent joining us at their leisure, John Candy had fans, disappearing into black chasms, delivering content, the mother humpers, struggling with the bloodlust, let the bunnies out, the explosion of Comikaze!, the high price of film stock, film school kiddies, cut offs, the digitial age, digital writer's block, editing film, director's cuts, Comikaze shirt leftovers, the Stanopus, #hopon.

Direct download: DMS-053.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:12pm PST

Restoring the past, Halloween topics, Stan Lee memorabilia, post candy corn cocktail, the YouTube channel, Will It Juice? or Drink This! the difference in the names of the shows and playlists, Destroy This, we don't want to troll our followers, the slippery slope of collectibles, the super herp, STD tracking app available from the CDC, the limited Desperate Mothers Comikaze t-shirt, The Mothers at table X12, the candy corn cocktail and candy appletini, the Omega 350 HD Juicer is a workhorse for the show, Jack the Taco Snatcher, the Taco Bell taco shot, Jack describes the video in lifeless fashion, yakitini, fresh juice is best, bottom shelf vodkas, what the guys will be doing at the con, the price of autographs, Lou gouges for an autograph on the Hulk lunchbox, free autographs at Disneyland, no interest in line control, plans for the show, injuries, and final thoughts.

Direct download: DMS-051.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:29pm PST

Beer-thirty returns with Guinness IPA, smoother than your average IPA, the most average Earth in the multiverse, Marvel resets their long running titles to number 1, again, erasing the history of your favorite characters, the dream fake out, Spider-May, gender flipping every title, positive role models, the high cost of buying every marvel title, the 'Sperman' family and their dog, the tacopocalypse, video playlists, ideas for future videos, funny words, candy corn juice, the taco that swallowed the world, our worst performances since the beginning of the podcast, crazy eyes, editing the videos, missed the funniest part of the taco juice video, epic extended edition burritos, black whoppers, try not to juice everything, jumping the juicer shark, quality through quantity, puppets are chick magnets, who are those desperate mothers, Gandalf's temptation, Playboy throwing in the towel, CJ's costumes are not meant to be seen in full daylight, the protobunny, wrap up.

Direct download: DMS-050.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:32pm PST

Desperate Mothers video channel live on youtube, Jack likes Black Widow, the Olsen-Godzilla connection, Avengers, Godzilla foot fetishists would follow the giant monster all over the world, non sexual crushes, a big budget Mothra movie with sexy singing swinging goddess Mothra twins, what came first, the chicken or the egg, Hostess cocktails, ding dong mudslides, Apple Pie-tini, putting the cream in the Twinkie, the Tijuana Short People's Association of Donkey Lovers, the producers of Godzilla missed their chance to make it sexy, sudonym, Spike Lee's Old Boy was amazing, Google image search is responsible for the decline in adult website memberships, things wrong with Avengers 2, Ultron's secret John Cusack fetish, Sex Lies and Grosse Pointe Blank, comic book banter, how to renumber high issue comics and fold them into the long running titles, six month freeze on new comics electronic availability, electronic comics should cost ninety-nine cents, Steve Jobs defined the 99 cent pricing scheme for electronic downloads, current comics are probably more collectible than they've been since the 90's, Suicide Squad is going to be a Harley Quinn movie, Gotham fails to win over The Mothers, Pirate Tomatoes, Robert Downey Jr. is the only person that could play Iron Man, the vampire Charlie Sheen, Wild Things the most replayed movie of all time, see us at Comikaze this year.

Direct download: DMS-049.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 9:18pm PST

All about that face, post Capri Sun challenge, the results in case you missed them, CJ had problems sticking it in, also post taco juice episode, juicing makes everything healthy, you can't get fries at Taco Bell, bad flavors of Capri Sun, side effects of mass consumption, CJ's impending surgery means the eating challenges need to be completed before mid-November, taco shots, taco infused Cuervo, tequila is a natural disinfectant, Tacquila (taco-quila with a silent O), the birth of Juiced Cocktails, fruitcake looms in the future, thunder drone updates, spinning blades and exposed flames, the taco snatcher, Comikaze planning, giving The Habit some love by assigning a roulette game exclusively to their sandwiches, flagship fast food burgers, 151 cake, making almond milk, nut milk, new audio intro.

Direct download: DMS-048.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:54pm PST

Desperate Mothers in their second year, learning from past mistakes, tent poles and focus, wax off, paint the fence or sand the floor, celebrating the weight loss struggle, taco juice trial run, eat the pulp, market research, taco virgins, extra juicy tacos, taco jubilee, adding alcohol to taco juice, taco shots, infusions, teasing the Jessica Jones show on Netflix, what message does it send, Netflix can't afford the Hulk, fixing Star Wars episode one and the prequel trilogy, Chuck Norris is the best salesman of all time, Chuck Norris can make McDonald's healthy and cheap, Michael Cain in space, the prolific Jeff Daniels, Mars gets funky, we work on launching the youtube channel.

Direct download: DMS-047.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:05pm PST

Our listeners don't all listen by choice, talk like a pirate day, distributing Krispy Kreme donuts on the freeway, don't make eye contact with strangers, Jack likes hammering, Facebook finally getting a dislike button, unfollow, sad care bears, Wes Craven passes away, Scream was a genius movie, Matt spoils movies in real time, audiences just want to watch movies filled with faces of death scenes or vignettes, The Village failed to make audiences suspend their disbelief, alien chubby, Rotten Tomatoes is the go to movie critic, the sucktitude of Fantastic Four, hit-man Ben Grimm, empty movie theaters, Mad Max is one giant u-turn, the new metal gear game - CJ bought the wrong one, Xbox One love, the new dashboard, backward compatibility, Rare Replay, trade in old consoles, reading the fine print when buying video games, devouring services, modem induced seizures, Mr Robot spoilers, hacking in Hollywood, the villain in Thor 2 was the director, the Church of Superman, alternate comic universe titles, Star Wars sold out toys, more videos, rescheduling the Capri Sun challenge. 

Direct download: DMS-046.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 2:41pm PST

How many times can The Mothers say Mark Hamill? The Kingsman movie compared to the comic book, gadget use in a coming of age licesnse-to-kill story, natural dead air, silence is not a selling point to advertisers, dead air should be avoided, CJ has to learn to edit better, Heineken buys Lagunitas, The Mothers wonder if the new owner will make a great local brew suck to make it more profitable, hops shortages, Tomorrowland amazes at least one of the guys, a George Clooney crush, BB-8 is all ready starting down the Ewok/Gungan path to sucking, the new Sphero toy robot, BB-8 versus Godzilla, fake videos, trolling the surfers, various ways to fake destroy the popular toy, making bad videos on purpose, juicing General Grievous, steak juice is called blood, making videos for the Desperate Mothers channel, old challenges for old guys, scoring a hot new toy, turning a blind ear, breadcrumb trails, caramel apple flavored Oreos, Guinness flavored potato chips, smokey flavored beer crisps, seven dollar bag of chips from the seven dollar store, Comic Book Club reading for next week is Beasts of Burden Animal Rites. Like, subscribe, and favorite!


Direct download: DMS-045.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:41pm PST

Metal mariachi band, Force Friday, shopping online, the shopping generation, old early adopters, Wal-Mart could put Amazon out of business if it wanted, produce intelligence tests, Adam and his drone, cosplay that is too close to home, drone fights, weapons for drones, sky wedge, signing waivers, drones with roomba brains, NSA listeners, the heartiness of drones, the new fantastic movie that wasn't, crushing BB-8, is the droid the new Jar Jar Binks? nerdichlorians, cease and desists, Gungan cosplays, evil astromechs, and robot apprentices, Disney convention breakaways, petting zoo, new space movie land at the magical kingdom, Gungan Bongo Adventure, roadtrip to DisneyWorld, roadside attractions, house of fruit, apps for tracking roadside distractions, eating negative reviews, various challenges, chicken lies, fruitkake, this week's movie picks.

Direct download: DMS-044.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:34pm PST

Recording erections, cameras cameras everywhere, Rebel Hallows tattoo idea, comparing Harry Potter to Star Wars, growing as an artist, after Star Wars Lucas never did anything else as a director, what does an artist do after achieving success? most artists are lucky to have one master piece, if Lucas painted the Mona Lisa there would be many versions of the painting, only the truly lucky people ever got to make films, Star Wars spent a long time in post-production, high quality models were used and camera techniques pioneered for the movie, the great films of Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan a caricature of a movie, Lee Marvin has a presence too big for the average human and ultimately becomes a caricature of himself, when CJ was a kid he made his dad take him to age-inappropriate movies, Saving Private Forrest Gump, the reasons why Jack likes Saving Private Ryan, other war movies that brought the viewers into the action, why writers use stereotypes in stories, blackface in entertainment, art films and other movies that fail to succeed in storytelling, are the characters from The Bunny Rabbit Tragedies stereotypes? or based on other characters? Special edition DVDs of TBRT may include light sabers and lost footage of Jabba the Hut, The irrelevancy of Indian Jones: if Indie had not recovered the Ark of the Covenant the war might have ended earlier, orders versus suggestions, The French Onion short videos in pre-production, the onion is a badger, jump cuts, humor through belligerence, people love Gungans, hopefully they will love onions, too.

Direct download: DMS-043.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:24pm PST

Tase us! Comic Book Club, Titan Comic's Elric review, Borrow Don't Buy, Next week Secret Service, Kingsman movie refs, Sam Jackson steals every scene, Jason didn't watch the movie because it was rated R, #MagicTatum, why the guys love craft brew, Jack's three stages of questionable enjoyment, CJ's upcoming weight loss surgery, Terminator Genisys, Jingle All the Way, can you retcon a movie during the movie? Can a man be his own father? Booksellers, writing jingly songs, the world loves Spice Girls, Dalek is the most dangerous hunting robot, Mother nature would build a swimming Dalek, Shark 3.0 would be very different, Skynet would have gone small building nanites, Zombasaurus Rex, Juicing tacos, invoking the essence of tacos, enjoying vegetables in many different ways, regurgitationists, something interesting this week, Hollywoord Horror Nights, DC Gods and Monsters, DC Bombshells, Mr Robot, year one in the book, year two on deck.

Direct download: DMS-042.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 2:36pm PST

Japanese Oreos, are they made in America or Japan? Japanese Oreo Soft Cookies, the importance of new snack foods to the show, serving sizes in America make consumers larger than the rest of the world, foods should be priced per calorie, that pricing schedule would blow the dollar menu out of the water, juicing vegetables, CJ's wls channel, food cheat events, juicing hamburgers, fails equal smoothies, drinking happy meals, whiskey burger mudslide smoothies, offending listeners, Tabasco cookies! the multiple personalities in CJ's head, Comic Book Club reads The Preacher, the guys argue about the level of violence in Preacher versus The Manhattan Projects, accidentally angering religious nutjobs, biblical references and adoptions, saints of all kinds, Preacher helped shape comics, DC owned the fringe comics with the Vertigo line, graphic novels versus floppies, the glut of renumbering comics is daunting to new readers, crossover-mania in summer events, Elric of Melnibone by Titan Comics, giving Elric a movie is like making Dracula a star.

Direct download: DMS-041.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:26am PST

Matt joins us, Jason refuses to eat challenge foods, Drink This! juicing burgers, eating the pulp, search for the burger in a can, juicing the McLandSeaAir burger, things that taste good together, blind burger challenges, spoiler alert, Ant Man spoilers, Antman better than Aquaman, new version a lot like Namor, riding unicorns and rainbow contrails, Aquaman's underwater day-glo rave, Mandarin's betrayal, nerdrage on Ironman 3, magic in the Marvel cinematic universe, Infinity technology, Tron 3 shutdown quickly, the Legacy made money, the guys realize they remembered it too fondly, Michael Douglas' cgi team is awesome, Marvel has a mouse to feed, Fantastic Four movie looking worse with every new trailer, Adam's Deadpool fascination projected onto Ryan Reynolds, the best thing about the Green Lantern movie was at the end introducing Sinestro, Darkest Night spoilers, big summer crossovers only exist to drain the wallets of completionists, speculating over the new Justice League movie, Batman V Superman is the classic comic book superhero misunderstanding, placing limits on Superman in order to make his story more engaging, Superman is immortal, Mister Mxyzptlk the perfect spoiler for the Justice League movies, Bow down to your monkey god!, Suicide Squad movie, Harley Quinn is the star of the movie, Wil Smith's only bad movies feature his kid, Hannibal Lecter type sex ninjas, Harley is crazy hot, skipping Robins, Batman's dilemma, ways Batman could improve Arkham's security system, Joker has Batman's number, some character deaths are formative, Oreo Creme filled Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies taste test, impossible to seperate it from the creme, chocolate chip abomination, does not satisfy the craving for either Chips Ahoy or Oreos, some podcasts never make the cut, buns don't have juice, Deadpool's butt sweat. 


Direct download: DMS-038.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:19pm PST

Comic book club: The Manhattan Projects. Spoiler alert! Topics include horror comics, alterntate views of historical figures, psychosis and gore fests, and radioactive cannibals. Harry's orgy in the Oval Office. Humans are the cockroaches of the universe.  We are the Borg, other singularities. The creation of accidental intelligences, like fleeting fire, the robopacolypse. The Mothers split on their comic book recommendation. Jason's morbid curiousity, small pox blankets and space aliens. Superbugs in cows may save us. Twitter is the new internet, CNN uses Twitter as story sources. The alien overloards will install the queen of the internet as ruler of the world. Mandatory voting via smartphone voting apps. The winner will be endorsed with a happy meal. Lay's Do Us a Flavor chip contest reveals that CJ is bitter his flavors were overlooked. The half life of chips is a long time. Next week the comic book club reads Wytches volume 1 by Scott Snyder and Jock. Shedding CJ update, his weight loss surgery backed up. Concerns regarding the downside of vsg and the problems with maintaining weight loss. Other food issues. Snickers absorbtion, and a giant Snickers butt plug. Did you know? Snickers have veins for your pleasure. Who will be attending Stan Lee's Comikaze? The Mothers of Desperation discuss the cost of self publishing a comic book. See The Mothers at Comikaze, get your tickets now. 

Direct download: DMS-037.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:43am PST

Tales of Honor graphic novel reviewed, extensively, and The Mothers insert a few interesting comments and comparison to other stories that worked, start of discussion about multimedia entries into the Honorverse in order to build excitement over the brand, Star Trek TNG architects seeding planets with humanoids.


Manhattan Projects Volume 1 Science Bad will be the subject of next week's Comic Club, why Jack like alternate world war two stories, Hitler's insecurities: small penis Syndrome, the origin of the Jeep Willys name.

Lay's Do Us a Flavor discussion, CJ's flavors "Smart Bomb," "Cole Slaw," and "Peanut Better" were not chosen for the finalists, the shoe-ins are Greek town Gyro, West Coast Truffle Fries, Southern Biscuits and Gravy, New York Rueben, The ability to order custom potato chips on demand, Bacon Jalapeno Cheddar would be available at will, chips belong in a sandwich, nobody makes cinnamon sugar tortilla chips for sale, Tapatio chips are delicious, you have to eat the whole bag.


SDCC wrap up, did not seem to be the big news stories that it was in recent years, Star Wars Force Awakens push, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford kiss reenactment looked like grandma and grandpa making out, The Mothers talk about standing in line for Star Wars movies.


Batman V Superman trailer, Bruce's motivation, Wonder Woman introduction, typical superhero misunderstanding results in fisticuffs,  Suicide Squad trailer wins over The Mothers,  Jared Leto trailer delivers a better Joker than the stills promised, bad guys making a good movie, Jack is hopeful about the new Fantastic Four movie, Spider-Man is his own universe, another reboot of Spider-Man proves that audiences want to see his origin AGAIN, The hottest Aunt May in history - Marisa Tomei, CJ wants to see The Governator cast as Doc Ock, King Conan movie, The Conan remake with Khal Drogo was a good, fun movie, The original Conan movie featured reallistic sorcery, we should stop using the word organic, also: literally.


Supergirl pilot, doesn't fit in the current DC Dark Universe television/movie, Supergirl is Devil Wears Prada meets The Greatest American Hero, Heroes Reborn is bringing the Heroes characters back to the television, Daredevil does a great job at keeping the stories down to Earth and local, Will Heroes Reborn put the genie back in the bottle? The multiverse has to be saved in every super movie that is released. Remember to buy your Comikaze tickets.


Direct download: DMS-036.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 9:06pm PST

The Mothers read and recommend Locke & Key volume 1, Naughty doins at Hogwarts, spoiler alert, the merits of the Human Centipede movie, the Lovecraft tease, last week's six minutes of dead air may have been the most interesting portion of the podcast, dream devices, next week Honor Harrington Tales of Honor Vol 1, comic reader apps,  Apple making suckers out of grandmas everywhere, Master and Commander in space, violence okay but sex is not, Geek news this week, embargo on Nerdvana, Marvel's absence, Disney conventions and Star Wars celebrations, will the Mouse company create its own superhero convention? digital comic prices all wrong, comic prices higher than ever, albums versus graphic novels pricing menu, small press hardships at comic con, picking up sailor moon, embracing the nerdbait, Playboy models can't fake interest, attending big cons, Jack waxes on about His Majesty's Dragon, Peter Parker not an average nerd, possible videocast in the studio, ask your mom to subscribe, the podcast not safe for moms anywhere, meet The Mothers at Comikaze in October, read along with our club today! 

Direct download: DMS-035.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:54pm PST

Spoiler alert! who would go to a dinosaur petting zoo? dinosaur movies must star children to be accessible, holes everywhere, the artist is known as Prince again, the original t-rex is the hero, eff the book, dinos eating people is important, the movie was light on blood, rainbow colored blood, is the Marvel Cinematic Universe humancentric? why are the Marvel Asgardians all right with the Collector's collection? comic reading club will feature Locke & Key Volume 1, The Wrenchies is a long and meandering graphic novel but also an interesting read, another Indie book called the Doctors interested CJ, the afterlife may not be anchored in religion, where does the soul live? the Mothers talk tools used in their shop, circular saws versus table saws, concrete countertops, shop talk, mouth plate building, Luman Coad's Marionette Source Book, buying infromation, Stan Winston School's video courses, BJ Guyer's puppet courses highly recommended, puppetters are the most supportive people on the internet, art critiques can be cruel, Hollywood agents can be crueler, the French Onion puppet plans may include eyes, Killer Tomatoes didn't have eyes, Fuzzy was the best, mechs for operating a mouth off camera, maybe make French Onion plushies, plans on the website for background designs, Limited edition Lemon Twist Oreos, The Mothers try the cookies on air, the guys figure they have to try all the Oreos again because they forgot the milk test, shout out to Fiverr and a new theme song impending, subcontracting to more talented artists, gathering Mothers together to perform, where do the colorful puppets fit in? innapropriate Christmas carols.

Direct download: DMS-034.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:59pm PST

Fantastic Four Ultimates and superhero Zombies, Stan Winston School is awesome, Jack of all trades, the ten thousand hour rule, trying to clean the podcast, Peepshow Menagerie's Wonders of Burlesque at the Fais Dodo, some people are oldsters not hipsters, shout out to all the performers on the bill, nerdbait burlesque shows, CJ embraces the nerdbait because it means he doesn't have to pretend to be into cars or boats, nerdbait marketing, nerdrage and nerd jealousy, sometimes we can't tell the difference between Black Widow and Catwoman, missed comic con tickets, San Diego International Comic Conc exhibitor Small Press table cost at 2014 was $400 and for 2015 is $500, they Mothers talk about attending Comikaze as Small Press this year, have to change the pirate puppet's name, CJ might put his face on a giant banner - scary!, the Desperate Mothers logo on a banner, podcasting at the show, Jack may be able to attend his Field of Drafts festival this year, hundreds of listeners enjoy the podcast (if you count repeats), and hidden gems in embarrassing broadcasts.

Direct download: DMS-033.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:37pm PST

Christopher Lee, dead at 93, our favorite movies/roles from the master, do Sith murders steal lifeforce?, teddy bears, Harrison Ford the daredevil, other vampire movies Byzantium and Only Lovers Left Alive, Tom Cruise is an awesome actor, Mission Impossible is incorrectly named, he takes on an entire nation in the new movie, we talk about our listeners numbers, podcast starts selling merch, buy the Klaus patch at now!, also avaiable by visiting our website at , we will be visiting Comikaze this year as Small Press, money equals acceptance, Meet the Mothers and some of the puppets and cast of The Bunny Rabbit Tragedies at the show, podcast from the floor, CJ's accident prone, previous injuries, unsafe at any fitness level, send pictures of your TBRT and Desperate Merch to our email address, the podcast email doesn't even get spam, Krispy Kreme Burger Roulette game upcoming, the rules for the game and possible prizes and punishments, you eat what you pull, maple syrup on the side, eggrolls love maple syrup, the incredible four hundred pound man, upcoming verticle sleeve gastrectomy, cpap torture devices, eating Cotton Candy flavored Oreos, blue and pink on the inside, warning: annoying eating sounds accompany this part of the podcast, still dissing the s'moreos, visit us!

Direct download: DMS-032.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 2:56pm PST

In this episode, The Mothers try to eat S'mores flavored Oreos, try not to spoil Mad Max Fury Road, try to identify strong female lead characters in comic books that did not start out as a sub character in a male book or begin as a member of a team.

Direct download: DMS-031.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:24pm PST

The Mothers discuss facebook and instagram stalking, food porn, CJ's wls and struggle with super obesity, he was designed to run on twinkies, exercise and possibly swimming in place with a waterproof oculus rift, the new Mad Max movie, playing the fat card, low fat humor, stereotypes in humor, googlefu, DareDevil series spoilers, ninjas making bad decisions, Duolingo developing a Klingon learning aid, Klingon language is the defacto Esperanto, When aliens finally visit Earth they will speak Klingon, other digressions, Penny Dreadful spoilers, dysfunctional monsters, David Weber's Honor Harrington, On Basalisk Station available free for kindle readers, Top Cow's comic treatment written by Matt Hawkins, movies are an experience, episodic stories are a journey, read comics, watch shows, subscribe to the podcast. 

Direct download: DMS-030.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:46pm PST

Chinese backers, supporting their/our economy/company, I'm afraid of Vladamir Putin, Klaus Patches, origin of the Klaus patch emblem, probing Chinese factories, hot glue tip, promotional material, lighting the set, flats, tree arrays, anthropomorphic, bunnies not wearing pants, 

Licensing the Star Wars way, BSG, starbuck and Apollo, Muppet series promo, my favorite muppet is Gonzo and why - I'm Gonzo, Jack is Beaker! hamburger shakes! 

Beerthirty featuring Parabola Firestone 2015, pale women and swarthy tgirls, fantasy land of unicorns, liberal taxation, ibus, don't touch your penis with scolvins on your hands, chewing glass hot, sweet stout, Jack's verdict: buy.

Supergirl promo series, costume tryouts, related to... six degrees of sepration to Doogie Richards, emo, gothics, back to Supergirl, a rom com series, she wraps herswelf in Kal El's swaddeling cloth, the Black Widow reduction, HUlk wrangler, Thor should wrangle the Hulk, Lois is a popularity chaser, nerd quarterback twins movie, amazing is relative to the amount of alcohol you drink, Yahoo relevence, PitchPerfect is the Glee movie that Glee never made, 

Final thoughts, Outlander the show, Flash and Arrow, Guardians of the Galxy's Lloyd Kaufman appearance, Stan Lee parts the sea of comic nerds.

Direct download: dms-029.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 9:54pm PST

The Mothers discuss the Avengers, Chinese labor woes, fast food fat cats, the usurping of the Tyranosaures, Mad Max and Fantastic Four's casting of Doogie Richards. Spoilers abound so don't listen. You have been warned.

Direct download: DMS028.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:13pm PST

Avengers spoilers inside! You have been warned. The Mothers rant about superhero movies and discuss props for the puppet show. But mostly rant. And spoilers!

Direct download: DMS-027.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 9:45pm PST

The Mothers talk about tabletop games, comic books, series worth binging on, blockbusters and upcoming movies that are sure to break our hearts, or maybe wet our pants.

Direct download: DMS-026.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:38pm PST

The Mothers talk about some dirty puppets, astronomically correct skies, accepting the x-rated action camera, Hollywood sends all the old people to Carrousel but saves the world, hot girls in space, Batman can see! bad life choices, Fantastic Four reboot: the trouble with cosmic clouds, jubilation over the X-Men movie,  sorting Olivias, and Wondercon 2015.

Direct download: dms-025.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 6:35pm PST

Cj and Jason discuss donut burger combinations, vomit danger, milkshake food challenges, shields and parkas; walking dead spoilers, would you rather be the moral compass? or the survive-at-all-costs cockroach?, they discuss the viability of an animated cadaver in warm weather, disproving the everlasting zombie apocalypse, other zombies types, and giant flies spawned from the massive amount of decaying flesh sure to take over the Earth.

Direct download: DMS-024.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 6:00pm PST

The Mothers talk about Big Alien Ass, Z movies run-a-Muck, Cinderella's 40 year wait, inappropriate puppet reenactments, putting expensive movies on the back burner, magic pills, and in another installment of Beerthirty the guys try Rogue's Sriracha Stout and a grapefruit IPA. 

Direct download: DMS-023.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:26pm PST

CJ and Jason talk about game ideas, the passing of Terry Pratchett, Dr Who budgets, vices, Lay's chip flavor contests, Peeps mystery flavor, Brazilian death squads, upcoming food games and lie about hot women in bikinis contributing to the podcasts.

Direct download: DMS-022.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:54pm PST

Settle in for a long and rambling podcast as CJ and Jack discuss their missing out on San Diego International Comic Con tickets(again!), over-sharing time searching Google's image results, Stan Lee's superhero history class, tasting two of Sierra Nevada's beers from the brewery's IPA variety pack, and bemoaning the fact that most superhero movies shove origin stories in our faces. 

Direct download: DMS-021.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:12pm PST

CJ and Jason discuss the massively disappointing San Diego event, not getting invited to their own parties, and compare work that began in comics then crossed over into movies and television.

Darkness Falls by Kerrupt.

Direct download: DMS-020.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:03am PST

Jack and CJ review the limited amber ale by Giunness, rant about nerdbait versus true nerd babes, and discuss comic book conventions. Also, a little about some current movies. Outtro: Obscure the Truth by Kerrupt.

Direct download: DMS-019.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 10:47pm PST

The Mothers discuss the end of all life due to the apocalypse that begins at the happiest place on Earth, compare the new Ding Dongs versus those of our intrepid baker Little Debbie, rant about the Superbowl and ways to measure their frustration levels. 
Featuring The Bargain by Ray Hernandez and Kerrupt.

Direct download: DMS-018.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:47pm PST

Jason joins the Mothers of Desperation in discussing ongoing zombie outbreaks, Nazi aniatronics at Disneyland, comedies that are supposed to be funny but aren't, and artist actors versus craftsmen. Featuring Nomad by Kerrupt.

Direct download: DMS-017.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:18am PST

The Mothers of Desperation compare Hostess Ho Hos to Little Debbie Swiss Rolls, talk about CJ's special order custom Chinese guitar, the Flying Paul, and ponder the awful episode of violence against cartoonists in France.

Direct download: DMS-016.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:23pm PST

This new year the Mothers eat Twinkies and talk about Fiverr gigs, puppet eyes, wondrous caverns and the Old Ones. With theme music!

Direct download: DMS015.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 5:23pm PST

CJ, Jack, and Beth get together for an unedited and uncut Christmas discussion concerning puppet show production and fruitcakes.

Direct download: DMS-XMAS.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:01pm PST

A new Fiverr gig to commemorate our first missed deadline. And a holiday show!

Direct download: dms_014.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 1:22pm PST

The Mothers of Desperation talk about the vacuum prop and puppet building, and movies that sucked when they shouldn't, and didn't when they should. And sometimes they make sense. But not before spoiling some movies and giving away tidbits about the show.

Direct download: DMS-013.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 7:21pm PST

Recorded 11/26/2014. The Mothers talk about bunny snouts, public service announcements, and everything inbetween as they lead up to Turkey Day and Black Friday 2014.

Direct download: DMS-012.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:04pm PST

Recorded 11/19/2014. Jack and CJ, the Mothers of Desperation, discuss upcoming Comic Movies, the World's First Superheroes, and Original Superheroines, as well as work behind the scenes of the Bunny Rabbit Tragedies.



Direct download: DMS-011.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:41pm PST

The Mothers of Desperation talk about the great television contributions of the late, great Glen Larson, frozen food, and punishment games.

Direct download: dms-010.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 12:10am PST

The Mothers talk about wizards, conventions, creative uses for cucumbers, upcoming deadlines, and various movies better left unwatched.

Direct download: DMS-009.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 4:27pm PST

The Mothers of Desperation talk about Comikaze on Halloween, spoilers for the show The Bunny Rabbit Tragedies, their favorite costumes and 200lb Sailor Moons.

Direct download: DMS-008.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 5:03pm PST

The Mothers of Desperation talk about contractors for hire and their dealings with mice, CJ's puppet studio, and trying to make your Sims have sex while watching television.

Direct download: DMS-005.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:21pm PST